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Unit Introduction Webinars

Attending your unit introduction webinar is a great way to prepare for Teaching Period 4, 2018.  You will meet your instructor and find out about the unit topics, key dates, assessments, workload requirements, resources and student support. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions throughout the session.

If you are unable to attend your unit webinar, a recording link will be made available after the conclusion of all webinars. If you have any questions, call Student Success at 1300 697 059 or email us at monashonline.studentsuccess@monash.edu

Graduate Diploma in Psychology

PSY4131: Developmental and biological psychology

This unit looks at ways developmental psychology is affected by physical, cognitive, social and emotional changes. Biological psychology is also explored within this unit including states of consciousness, mental disorders and addiction, mechanisms and disorders of learning and memory, and the regulations of emotional and motivated states.

Date: Monday, 18 June
Unit coordinator: Paul Read
Time: 6:00-7:00pm (AEST)

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PSY4122: Psychology 1B

This unit looks at psychology as a behavioural science and includes topics such as social, abnormal and cognitive psychology. Online activities are combined with lecture content to provide introductory training in research design and analysis.

Date: Tuesday, 19 June
Unit coordinator: Heather Soo
Time: 5:00-6:00pm (AEST)

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PSY4170: Neuroscience of cognition and behaviour

This elective unit examines neurobiological mechanisms responsible for human cognition and behaviour. Leading technologies and methodologies utilised by neuroscientists will be explored as part of this unit and you will develop an understanding of cognitive behaviour.

Date: Tuesday, 19 June
Unit coordinator: Farid Zaid
Time: 6:00-7:00pm (AEST)

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PSY4062: Research methods and theory

This unit further explores the areas of research design and analysis, focussing on analysis of variance and multiple regression. You will gain experience performing statistical analyses and will continue their training in research design by undertaking a supervised research project.

Date: Wednesday, 20 June
Unit coordinator: Michelle Schilders
Time: 5:00-6:00pm (AEST)

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Graduate Diploma of Psychology Advanced

PSY4407: Psychology in industry – pathways to employment 

This unit will familiarise you with the steps required to become a registered and licensed psychologist in Australia, and the various career pathways available, both specific and beyond the profession of psychology. You will learn to identify and enhance specific employability skills acquired throughout your psychology studies.

Date: Monday, 18 June
Unit coordinator: Bernice Plant
Time: 5:00-6:00pm (AEST)

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PSY4406: Psychological assessment and intervention

This unit examines individual differences and the ways these can be assessed and treated using evidence based approaches. You will be given a background to the development of test models and test evaluation methods, including a review of recent trends in test development theory.

Date: Thursday, 21 June
Unit coordinator: Lisa Burke
Time: 5:00-6:00pm (AEST)

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PSY4405: Ethical and professional issues in psychology

This unit focuses on the ethical, legal and professional issues that practising psychologists face. You will discuss issues such as legislation, professional organisations, codes of professional conduct, conflicts of interest, providing psychological services to children and multicultural clients, managing suicidal clients, reporting child abuse, and providing online services.

Date: Thursday, 21 June
Unit coordinator: Chantal Roddy
Time: 6:00-7:00pm (AEST)

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PSY4408: Perspectives in clinical and developmental neuroscience (elective)

This interdisciplinary elective takes a lifespan approach to examining elements of neuroscience and developmental psychology. You will also cover selected current issues in psychology with a focus on mental health and illness.

Date: Friday, 22 June
Unit coordinator: Janelle Levesque
Time: 5:00-6:00pm (AEST)

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